Lew is a Global Program Manager responsible for Cisco on Cisco initiatives since 2004, he continues to be focused on Customer Strategy & Success with emphasis on Cisco Technologies, Collaboration and Security. Lew joined Cisco IT in 2000 as a Senior Project Manager with EMEA Network Architecture and Design Team in The Netherlands, transferred to USA HQ in 2002 to manage global IP communications projects and to RTP, North Carolina in 2008.
A credentialed Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project Management Institute (PMI) and certified by Stanford University in USA with SCPM and by the Office of Government Commerce (OGC) in UK with PRINCE2. He also holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from The George Washington University and is a Certified Agile ScrumMaster (CSM) with the Scrum Alliance. Lew is a Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) with the Computer and Telephony Industries Association (CompTIA) as well as maintaining diverse management, computer and networking certifications and IEEE membership.
Born in South Africa, Lew graduated from the Cape College of Engineering and joined Cisco from KPMG, London with a strong history of successful projects in Military, Oil, Nuclear, Construction and IT industries since leaving Military Intelligence as an Army Scout in 1983.